A Magical Christmas

Kirkby Lonsdale is pulling out all the stops for a magical Christmas Market and Fair on December 2-4.

Big Yorkie's to mark park expansion

It is the perfect accompaniment to any Sunday roast! Who doesn't love a Yorkshire pudding?

Well here at the Royal Hotel this coming Sunday 31st July to celebrate the expansion of the Yorkshire Dales by almost a quarter will be dishing up our Yorkshire puddings 25% bigger. 

Expansion of Yorkshire Dales

James' Places has welcomed official expansion of the Yorkshire Dales National Park by almost a quarter on Yorkshire Day (August 1st) 2016. 

The move will bring The Royal within strolling distance of the new national park boundary. 

The place that is Kirkby Lonsdale

Lake District lovers will be very familiar with the town Kirkby Lonsdale, as it sits very snugly on border of the Lakes and the Yorkshire Dales, frequently signposted from the M6 it is hard not to see.

Lancashire Life Hotel of the Year

It was announced on Monday 28th October that the Royal Hotel, Kirkby Lonsdale were the winners of the Lancashire Life Hotel of the Year. 

The awards took place at the Hilton, Deansgate in Manchester.

Step Back in time to the 1820's

The Royal Hotel was recently part of the filming for the Jamaica Inn set in the main square of Kirkby Lonsdale.

The town's quaint market square was turned into a 19th century horse traders yard on the second day of filming, while scenes were also shot near St Mary's Church.


I booked in here with my 82 year old mother for two nights because I could not get an accessible room in another hotel. I am so glad I did. The best thing by far in this hotel are the staff. I...

Its really difficult writing a review of a place as it is so personal but I have to say this hotel is a little gem. We had a fab room with a bath at the end of the bed!! Plus a great wet room!!...

MaryLancashire, August 2015

We've spent some memorable times at the excellent Royal Hotel in recent years, with family, with friends. Our wedding night was enjoyed in the sumptuous honeymoon room with nearest and dearest...

paulettrish, July 2015

I recently visited the Royal Hotel after having lunch in Kirkby Lonsdale. My boyfriend and I decided to go to the Royal Hotel as we have visited many times for dinner, and thought it would be a nice...

The Royal Hotel is centrally situated in the pretty town of Kirkby Lonsdale, right opposite the market square. Completely refurbished in boutique style, the bedrooms are extremely comfortable and...

My wife and I stayed at your hotel last Thursday for one night only. What a mistake, we should have made it longer. Our stay was perfect, from room 2 to the evening and breakfast meals. The rib-eye...

Gareth Hall, September 2015

We received a great deal on our stay here. We booked for the Summer sleepover deal and were upgraded to a beautiful room with a huge bed and stand-alone bath in the bedroom. Staff were so...

Helen B, June 2015

We called in on friday afternoon for a coffee and a spot of lunch, we could have stayed in the lovely comfy lounge all day.
The staff were very helpful when we enquired about rooms, Showing us a...

A fine hotel in a great location in the centre of town. Stayed in room 3 which overlooks the main square. Staff were very welcoming. Although I have passed Kirkby Lonsdale many times on the way to...

HiggyLeeds, July 2015

Fabulous décor, great staff and in the centre. Met family for lunch and it was exactly what we needed. The renovations are great and it makes me want to return and stay a night

wooleynuts969, July 2015

Booked for one night for DBB for only £123. For this price we expected their worst room they had. We had room 2 which was at the front of the hotel . It was huge filled with high quality...

Recent stay with partner lovely hotel had room 11 which had bath in bedroom as well as full wet room stunning food in restaurant wonderful breakfast excellent.
Perfect place for a classy relaxing...

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